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K.A Almgren Silk Weaving Mill

Benefit: Single Entry
Regular Price: Adult EUR 7.50; Child EUR 7.50
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Attraction Highlights

  • Exhibition on the unique art of silk manufacturing in Sweden
  • Information available in English, French and German
  • One the oldest preserved industrial environments in Scandinavia and the only remaining mill north of the Alps
  • Family friendly attraction, suitable for guests of all ages
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Single Entry

Important Notes
Please have your iVenture Card present. Go to kasiden.se for more updates.
Address REPSLAGARGATAN 15 A, , , Stockholm, Stockholm, 11846, SE
Collection Information Tickets must be redeemed at the K.A Almgrens entrance, please have your iVenture Card present.
Phone +46 (0) 8 640 19 01
Email: [email protected]
Work Hours Mon - Fri 10am-4pm
Sat 11am-3pm

24 Jun - 11 Aug
Mon - Sat 11am - 3pm
Closed Days Sunday
Website http://kasiden.se/english-summary/

What to expect

Information available in English, French  and German. Exhibition on silk and silk manufacturing in Sweden. The factory started in 1833 by Knut August Almgren. On a health trip to France he learned to Use the latest weaving technology, with the fabric pattern translated to punch cards. Most days of the year hand weaving on original Jacquard looms is shown in the factory house built 1862. The production was upholstery for the gentry, ceremonial ribbons for free masons and neckerchiefs for women of all kinds. The guild order in use up until 1846 excluded women from craftsmanship. From the beginning of the 19tc century silk weaver was an  exception. At its peak in 1864 the mill had for buildings at Södermalm, a 196 looms and over 280 employees, mostly women.

Things to look out for

Experience the exciting history about the dawn of our industrial revolution and how important institutions in our society was founded with help from Almgren, the Chamber of Commerce and more.Today the K.A Almgren silk weaving mill is the only remaining mill north of the alps.

Helpful Tips

Enjoy this unique and fascinating insight into the history of the Swedish working class.

Important Notes

Please have your iVenture Card present. Go to kasiden.se for more updates.
Address REPSLAGARGATAN 15 A, , , Stockholm, Stockholm, 11846, SE
Phone +46 (0) 8 640 19 01
Work Hours Mon - Fri 10am-4pm
Sat 11am-3pm

24 Jun - 11 Aug
Mon - Sat 11am - 3pm
Closed Days Sunday
Website http://kasiden.se/english-summary/